Sergeant Glenn Michael Sewell
FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died June 13 2011 from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Wasit province, Iraq.
Sergeant Glenn Michael Sewell, 23, whose home of record is listed as Live Oak, Texas, entered active-duty service in November 2007 as a cavalry scout. He was assigned to 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since October 2009.
Sewell deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from January 2011 to June 2011 and Operation Enduring Freedom from June 2008 to June 2009.
Sewell’s awards and decorations include a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, three Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with combat service star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with combat service star, Global War on Terrorism Sevice Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Serice Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge.